Consumer Academy

NUAA Consumer Academy

Funded by the Went West, theWestern Sydney Public Health Network

Do you want to make a difference? Gain new skills? Consumer Academy aims to empower consumers to participate in Alcohol and Drug Treatment service design through training.

Consumer Academy Workshop Topics:


  • Challenging stigma
  • Public speaking
  • Using the personal story/power `
    of the narrative
  • Public speaking tips

 Consumer Engagement

  • How does effective consumer
    engagement improve treatment outcomes?
  • Models of consumer engagement
  • The value of community

Working with a Clinical Team

  • How do clinical teams work:
  • processes, regulatory framework, restrictions and benefits
  • Proven methods of consumer engagement in clinical teams

AOD Issues and Treatment Options

  • Navigating the health system
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Professional boundaries
  • Health Promotion

For more information and upcoming training dates please complete the inquiry form below or contact Melanie on (02) 8354 7300 or email or download the Consumer Academy Pamphlet

NUAA Went West PHN Consumer Academy Application Form